New York Natural Heritage Program
Creeping Spikerush
Eleocharis ambigens Fern.

New York State Distribution [-]
This spikerush is currently known only from Suffolk County on Long Island with one historical record from the Bronx and one from Ulster County.

Global Distribution [-]
This spikerush is most common on the coastal plain in New Jersey and Delmarva Peninsula with scattered populations south to Florida and Alabama. It extends to the west to Louisiana and a couple of counties in eastern Texas where it is rare. There are a few rare populations in southeastern New York and southern New England.
Best Places to See
• South Shore Nature Center, East Islip (Suffolk County)